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www.mygemologist.com/learn/jewelry-metals/measuring-gold-weight

The old riddle goes: what weighs more a pound of feathers or a pound of gold? Some say gold because it is heavier. Others say they are both a pound so they ...

plancksconstant.org/blog1/2012/01/a_pound_of_feathers_is_heavier_than_a_pound_of_gol.html

Jan 11, 2012 ... That's right, a pound of feathers weighs more than a pound of gold. Let me explain why. Feathers are weighed in avoirdupois ounces, the kind ...

mathpolymath.wordpress.com/2013/12/31/gold-and-feathers

Dec 31, 2013 ... The complexity of the system of weights and measures is most obvious ... a pound of gold (5760 grains) weighed less than a pound of feathers ...

www.quora.com/Which-weighs-more-a-pound-of-gold-or-a-pound-of-feathers

Typical answer is they both weigh the same, but do they? No one uses the 16 fat- ounce scale to weigh gold; they use the 12 wimpy-ounce scale. On the other ha ...

www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2014/08/what_s_heavier_a_pound_of_feathers_or_a_pound_of_lead_a_riddle_explained.html

Aug 5, 2014 ... The obvious answer to the old “feathers or lead?” riddle is that they weigh the same, but clever research on the subject offers a more ...

www.quora.com/Which-weighs-more-a-pound-of-feathers-or-a-pound-of-bricks

Both weights same, because feathers are one pound and bricks also one pound.

samknight.com/?p=1257

Mar 9, 2013 ... But apparently it can be argued because gold is measured in troy pounds, which have 12 ounces, and feathers are measured in avoirdupois ...

goodriddlesnow.com/riddles/view/454

Does a pound of gold or a pound of feathers weight more?...

astar.tv/post/which-is-heavier-a-pound-of-feathers-or-a-pound-of-gold

Aug 19, 2015 ... Now, before you get all up in arms, I'm not about to say something outrageous like, “a pound of gold weighs more than feathers because gold is ...